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Former Employee - Senior Program Manager  in  Seattle, WA (US)
Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

I worked at Microsoft full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

competitive, smart people, creative, awesome

Cons

work life balance, business changes, reviews, software

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Overall Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time

    Pros

    Benefits , People , Working with latest technology

    Cons

    Review system forces individualism instead of team work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to feedback about reviews

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Despite reservations about Microsoft's future (esp in the consumer space) it treats its employees really well.

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    Current Employee - Finance Manager  in  Redmond, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Redmond, WA (US)

    I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Respects work/life balance, invests strongly in employees' personal development
    -Inclusive and diverse company culture
    -People generally change roles every 18-24 months, so lots of opportunities to continue learning

    Cons

    -Decision-making needs to be more agile in order to catch up to competitors. Because of the many divisions at Microsoft, there's a fair amount of bureaucracy/politics
    -Stack-ranking employees (i.e. top 20%, bottom 10%) within teams hurts morale, esp. in high-performing teams
    -Cafeteria food not nearly as impressive as other tech companies/startups

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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